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YOU BETTER MOVE #7- WONDERLAND OF THE NIGHT

During this one-day dance festival you enter a club where house, dance, personal stories and music meet.

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AURA - MORENO PERNA

In Puglia, the land from his grandmother, magic is still alive. Moreno goes back to a spiritual perception of the universe beyond the rational: the body is seen as a vessel of the aura, and movement as the language of the spirit.

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MOVING FORWARD

The Moving Forward trajectory offers to one graduated and promising choreographer the unique chance to develop themselves and their work during one year. The Trajectory forms the bridge from education to the professional working field, in which the maker has access to an existing network an has the chance to develop a new performance. 

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NEW ADVENTURES 2019/20

In this series several research projects are selected each year for an intensive residency project, a collaboration between Dansmakers Amsterdam and ICK Amsterdam.

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TREMBLE - ANDREAS HANNES

In Tremble, a group of skippers embarks on a journey through the infinite. Crossing through an array of environments and imageries, they march, they glide, they rave, they fall like the stars and hit the shore like a wave.

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NEPTUNE - LOIS ALEXANDER

A dance installation unveiling the nature of water and people

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BE MOBILE - CREATE TOGETHER!

Dansmakers Amsterdam is partner in the Be Mobile – Create Together project promoting artistic and cultural exchange between Europe and Turkey.  Choreographer Canan Yücel Pekiçten (TR) will be in residence at Dansmakers Amsterdam from 1 - 20 October 2019. 

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NEW ADVENTURES 2018 - 2019

These choreographers and collective are the New Adventures Residents 2018/19 at Dansmakers Amsterdam, in collaboration with ICK Amsterdam: Moreno Perna, Moa Holgersson & Isadora Tomasi, Loïs Alexander, Chronos, Antonia Steffens and Karel Tuytschaever.

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BURENFESTIVAL - 24H NOORD

With a film screening, dance & theatre performances and a look behind the scenes, you will become acquainted with the activities of Cinedans, the Dat! school and Dansmakers Amsterdam. Pass by and enjoy a short dance film, sign up for our festival program or go to the theatre in the evening.

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MOVING FUTURES AMSTERDAM 2019

From 22 to 25 May, you’ll experience the universe of dance in Dansmakers Amsterdam and Theater Bellevue with a daily interactive and diverse Moving Futures festival program.

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FADING FIRE - LOIS ALEXANDER

Fading Fire takes on the theme of fire. This piece confronts the complexities between nature and humans. It is an exploration on balance, tension, and reaction. 

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NOT ON THIS EARTH - KEREN ROSENBERG & CHARLIE PRINCE

In this duet, the dance artists Keren Rosenberg and Charlie Prince reflect on the geo-political boundaries that have been imposed on them.

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MOVING FUTURES 2019

The innovative dance festival Moving Futures will tour around The Netherlands from February 7th.

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CHOREOPOP - JESúS DE VEGA & CHAI BLAQ

Choreopop by Jesús de Vega en Chai Blaq is a choreographed music album, a hybrid between a dance performance, a pop music concert and live video-clips.

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EMOTIONAL PORN - EXHIBITION OF THE SELF / KEREN ROSENBERG

New work by Amsterdam based artist and maker Keren Rosenberg in collaboration with visual artist Tony Markus Sacharias

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HOPE & HEAVY METAL - SIGRID STIGSDATTER

Sigrid Stigsdatter (1990, DM) creates  with musician Juliet Altonen a physical and visual music album live on stage. In this solo performance Sigrid researches pre-consisting ideas and images of the female body. Hope & Heavy Metal is a legitimate attempt to smash patriarchy for good. 

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YOU BETTER MOVE #6

The sixth edition of one day festival You Better Move with an urban touch this time.

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AGAINST THE WALL

Against the Wall is a performative slippage from the horizontal to the vertical plane via climbing techniques, dance, video & sound.

 

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YOU BETTER MOVE #5

For this fifth edition of You Better Move, choreographer and performer Moreno Perna invites artists to shake their skills in a unique motion research. 

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DOUBLE BILL: GLITTERGODS (STIGMA) - HYPER REAL BROMANCE

Dansmakers Amsterdam Welcomes GlitterGods/Stigma by Jesús de Vega/ICK and Hyper Real Bromance by Nicolás Rosés Ponce and Vincent Riebeek. A coproduciton with ICK.

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YOU BETTER MOVE #4

You Better Move! is a one day dance festival. A breeding ground, a meeting of ideas, a  sparkling event for the creative mind. You Better Move is a collective 'aha'- experience of artists and audience.

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KYABAJO - JIJA SOHN

Jija Sohn and her performer bring the pleasures and the perversity of the Japanese flirting hostess (Kyabajō) and her Western equivalent to the audience.

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MOVING FUTURES 2018

Dutch travelling dance festival Moving Futures is outlining the thinking world of a new generation of dance makers and performance artists who have the audacity to bring urgent themes and experiment on stage. Take a look behind the scenes, follow the makers in a (technological) identity, crisis or explore ancient themes in a contemporary coat.

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NEW ADVENTURES 2017 - 2018

For four weeks, the studio and theatre hall are in use as a dance makers laboratory. Twice a year four choreographers get the opportunity to explore and deepen an idea resulting in a performance which they share with the audience.

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I CAN SEE MYSELF THROUGH YOUR EYES - CECILIA MOISIO

Director and choreographer CeciliaMoisio and vocal improviser Ineke Vandoorn explore systems of power and gaze in their duet I Can See Myself Through Your Eyes.

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DOUBLE BILL: MARIE GOEMINNE & OONA DOHERTY

With the program series Dansmakers Amsterdam Welcomes we draw attention to new choreographic talent. During a full length evening program one or more choreographers present their work which can be read as urgent, open and that must be seen. Dansmakers Amsterdam supports their development and provides them a stage.

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YOU BETTER MOVE #3

You Better Move! is a one day dance festival. A breeding ground, a meeting of ideas, a  sparkling event for the creative mind. Open House is a collective 'aha'- experience of artists and audience.

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THE CAVE - FERNANDO BELFIORE

With the performance installation The Cave, Belfiore dives into his handmade universe, built with live recordings and psychedelic projections of vaporwave images and manipulated objects.

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YOU BETTER MOVE #2

You Better Move! is a one day dance festival. A breeding ground, a meeting of ideas, a  sparkling event for the creative mind. Open House is a collective 'aha'- experience of artists and audience.

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DOUBLE BILL: EVANGELOS BISKAS & MORENO PERNA

With the program series Dansmakers Amsterdam Welcomeswe draw attention to new choreographic talent. During a full length evening program one or more choreographers present their work which can be read as urgent, open and that must be seen. Dansmakers Amsterdam supports their development and provides them a stage.

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LDRC- MORENO PERNA

Moreno Perna navigates in LDRC through the enormous amount of images from Wonderland internet. Images and videos reign with own rules and strange logic. Moreno creates a showcase in which he polishes and exposes every success. 

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IN SEARCH OF A TITLE

In our daily routine an unguided action can cause big confusion, while in a dream reality, the unpredictable is normal. These two realities seem to have different conventions. In Search of a Title does an attempt to redefine them. 

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YOU BETTER MOVE!

You Better Move! is a one day dance festival. A breeding ground, a meeting of ideas, a  sparkling event for the creative mind. Open House is a collective 'aha'- experience of artists and audience.

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XYX - MORENO PERNA

XYX will propose on stage a perfect image of femininity, a constructed blond-bomb-shell who is a sexy body, sensual in the movement while doing pole dance, burlesque or just walking on high heels.

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SPACEWALK - MICHELE RIZZO

In his dance performance, Michele Rizzo questions contemporary society. Spacewalk, which can be seen in Flemish Cultural Centre De Brakke Grond, he examines the effects of rapidly advancing technology. These technologies are increasingly blurring the boundaries between the material and virtual world – making previously unthinkable things to become increasingly possible. What does this mean for our imagination? Rizzo uses dance to try find an answer to that question, by translating the consequences into dance.

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MOVING FUTURES 2017

The most promising work of five national Dance production Houses brought together in one travelling Festival.

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HAVE I BEEN HERE BEFORE - MARIE GOEMINNE

In the performance Have I Been Here Before by Marie Goeminne, the night brings the day and exhaling comes after inhaling. Together with three dancers, Marie ventures a dance around the theme of death. The performance can be seen on location during Moving Futures dance Festival.

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D3US X M4CHIN4 - FERNANDO BELFIORE

A new epic poem of men and machine, starting from a seemingly hopeless situation Belfiore sets his deus ex machine in motion.

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AL13FB - FERNANDO BELFIORE

“It is the transformation of substance that is my concern in art, rather than the traditional aesthetic understanding of beautiful appearances. If the creativity relates to the transformation, change, and development of substance, then it can be applied to everything in the world, and is no longer restricted to art…” - Joseph Beuys (1960)

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KOKERS - GAIA GONNELLI

Two dancers build their own world with cardboard tubes. How can you build a world or break it down? Do you build alone or together? Which games can you play? Who determines the rules to make the game even more fun?

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GEISHA'S MIRACLE - JIJA SOHN

Geisha’s Miracle is a synesthetic, physical experience that reaches out to the perception of the audience. The surreal visual and musical landscape invites you to immerse in the absurdity. The performance can be seen on location during Moving Futures dance Festival.

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ONE MILLION STEPS

Guest production
Divided worlds: a tap dancer performs while elsewhere in the city a protest is taking place. But then a hole opens up in the dance floor and… the dancer jumps in. 

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MOVING FORWARD 2019 - SELECTED CHOREOGRAPHERS

Moving Forward 2019 - Selected Choreographers

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